The first year of marriage is filled with precious memories, and the gift of something gold is a fitting way to commemorate them. For a classic first anniversary present, choose a piece of jewelry in yellow or white gold. Consider rose gold for a more distinctive look, especially popular in contemporary or vintage styles.
The traditional gemstone for a second wedding anniversary is garnet. Treasured since antiquity for its versatility, garnet comes in a myriad of colors, but its most famous hue is a deep, pomegranate red. Brilliant Earth sources our garnets from the Four Corners region of the American Southwest. Draw upon the beauty of this gemstone’s storied history by selecting a vintage ring for your loved one. If you’re searching for something modern, our garnet pendant and earrings are a beautiful choice.
Pearls, the traditional gems of third wedding anniversaries, are unique in that they originate in the sea. They’ve been treasured since ancient times, and they’re so naturally lustrous that they require no cutting or polishing. Pearl earrings and pendants are among the most classic jewelry pieces, ensuring your third anniversary gift is a piece she can wear forever.
Topaz comes in a myriad of colors, the hue featured here is Swiss Blue. Topaz has relatively high clarity and brilliance, making it shine beautifully in the center of rings, necklaces, and earrings. It is also an 8 on the Mohs scale of hardness, ensuring its durability.
Sapphires, which have historically symbolized truth and loyalty, are the traditional gemstones of fifth year wedding anniversaries. Available in nearly any hue, from regal blues to feminine pinks, sapphires can suit many styles. A sapphire anniversary band is a classic gift that is sure to please. Sapphire pendants and earrings are also lovely, time-honored gifts.
A ten year wedding anniversary is truly a milestone occasion, so it naturally follows that the traditional gemstones for the occasion are diamonds. Prized since antiquity for their brilliant sparkle and superior hardness, diamonds adorn many of our most sought after jewelry pieces. A diamond ring is both sentimental and beautiful, often reminiscent of the day you exchanged rings years before. Diamond earrings, whether classic studs, sophisticated drops, or glamorous hoops, are also a beautiful choice.
A fifteenth wedding anniversary is a banner occasion, and is traditionally associated with the ruby. The ruby is a long-treasured gem that historically symbolized prosperity and peace. Prized for their hardness and durability as well as their deep, red hue, rubies are the center stone in many of our most sought after vintage pieces. They feature prominently in geometric Art Deco styles, as well as larger-than-life Retro designs. Ruby jewelry is timeless, and selecting a vintage ruby ring is a beautiful way to celebrate your history together on your 15th anniversary.
The official gemstone of 20th anniversaries is emerald, whose luminous green hue has also led to its recognition as the gemstone of royalty. Our collection of halo style emerald jewelry features remarkable designs that are a beautiful way to commemorate your 20th anniversary.